WASHINGTON (PRWEB) January 26, 2021
AF Capital announced today that Garrett Marquis has joined the company’s Advisory Council. Based in in the United States, Mr. Marquis will work with senior leadership to develop and enhance relationships across the global spectrum of available capital. AF Capital has successfully secured billions (USD) in funding for clients through development finance institutions (DFI’s) and export credit agencies (ECAs).
Mr. Marquis has spent the past 12 years in executive and leadership roles at the convergence of international business and government. At the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Mr. Marquis was a member of the CEO’s Executive Team, started the Office of Strategic Initiatives and managed a global business development team that pursued investments of up to $1B through direct equity, structured finance and public-private-partnerships in energy, infrastructure, healthcare and telecommunications sectors. His team identified co-financing opportunities with impact funds, multinational corporations, investment banks and development finance institutions in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. Prior to joining DFC, Mr. Marquis was a senior commissioned officer on the National Security Council and preceding his government service, he founded, scaled and sold a corporate advisory firm. Mr. Marquis holds a Master of Public Administration degree and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations degree from the University of Southern California (USC).
“We are thrilled to have Garrett join the Advisory Council for AF Capital,” Managing Partner Viren Joshi said. “His expertise will greatly enhance our ability to expand our product offering to global conglomerates. Additionally, his recent experience at the highest level of government and international affairs will strengthen our relationships with global capital partners allowing our clients to secure financing and grow their operations.”
AF Capital provides companies a critical project financing gateway to investors and financiers. Along with sister company AirFinance, AF Capital has been at the forefront of financing transactions around the globe and its project financing services have particular application for shovel-ready projects.
“I am excited to join AF Capital’s Advisory Council and collaborate with talented team members who have deep knowledge in project finance,” said Mr. Marquis. “Development finance institutions will play a key role helping the global economy respond to the impact of Covid-19 policies and ensuring secure domestic supply chains. AF Capital has the experience and relationships to assist corporations as they seek financing, recapitalize and expand into new markets.”
ABOUT AF Capital: AF Capital provides services to clients investing in projects across sectors, including transportation, healthcare, energy, technology, infrastructure, water, sanitation and hygiene. The AF Capital team has extensive finance experience, with the ability to understand complex projects and secure financial solutions on behalf of clients.
ABOUT AirFinance: AirFinance Leasing LLC is a global structured and project finance company focused on aerospace and large assets exports. The organization is led by structured finance professionals with extensive experience in corporate, asset and project financing, aircraft leasing, credit analysis and structuring of cross-border transactions. With legal and domicile expertise, AirFinance has technical knowledge of all aspects of asset and inventory management. As an EXIM Delegated Authority Lender and member of the Qualified Advisors Program, AirFinance leverages private-sector expertise by allowing qualified industry experts assess credit risks and expedite EXIM-supported financing.